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Patron Saint’s celebration

From May 3rd to 11th celebration of San Secondo, the patron Saint of Asti

The appointments not to be missed are:

On Saturday, May 3rd the striking night ceremony with the historical procession, the Oath taken by the Rectors and the evaluation of the Palio (from the latin pallium, a rectangular sheet of cloth, now a banner)

On Sunday 4th Mass and panegyric to the Saint

On Monday 5th at 9.15 pm fireworks over the river Tanaro

On Tuesday 6th flag throwers’ performance and after, at the church of San Secondo, the charming medieval ceremony of the Offer of the Palio and the Solemn Mass followed by the distribution of “the poor’s soup”

On Wednesday  7th , from dawn till dusk, the great Fiera Carolingia, a huge open market with stalls all over the town centre

On Sunday 11th bareback horse-race at the stadium “Censin Bosia”

ASTI – PALAZZO DELL’ENOFILA Until May 18th

62th FIERA REGIONALE CITTA’ DI ASTI – 2nd  EDITION ASTI EXPO 2014 – DALLA TERRA PER CRESCERE

This year the traditional Fiera Città di Asti focuses on three themes that are strictly bound: physical and nutritional wellbeing and food excellence.From May 1st to 4th Sport&Benessere  from 9am  to 11pm , from May 8th to 9th sport,  cooking and workshops for the school. From May 14th to 18th from 8.30am to 9pm. Fiera delle Eccellenze Enogastronomiche. 

Funfair in Piazza campo del Palio

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